In a country where about 1 of 4 are unemployed, the king has secretly amassed a huge wealth.
took the helm in 1999 following the passing of his father. He hasn’t shied away from flaunting his wealth in public, but he has managed to keep the extent of his wealth secret until now.
According the the leak, owns over $100 million in real estate that has been kept secret by purchasing the properties with .
is one of the few in the who has an allegiance to the West.
Hi is so expansive that it comes as a surprise to most.
incorporated in the (BVI) kept secret his ownership.
Using to purchase properties in not illegal. However, it is clear that he didn’t want the citizens of to know of his wealth.
In October 2019, detained a lawyer and some of his possessions for simply asking how much property the king owns.
Massive International Property Empire of King Jordan II
owns properties in Malibu, London, and Washington D.C.
The property in Malibu, California is a sprawling 26-room mansion on the cliff, overlooking the water, and was purchased for $33.5m in 2014.
The seven properties in the United Kingdom have an estimated value of 28 million pounds. Note that the UK was sending up to 100 million pounds per year to .
The king maintains that the properties were purchased with his own money and public funds were not used to acquire the properties. However, how he earns enough funds to purchase the properties remains a mystery.